Understanding Younger Onset Dementia

This course is available in
All states

This session provides an introduction to younger onset dementia and the unique impacts of a diagnosis of dementia earlier in life.

It includes:

  • types of younger onset dementia, signs and symptoms
  • the impact of younger onset dementia
  • understanding changes in communication and behaviour
  • starting points for planning ahead
  • an overview of services and supports.

Dementia Australia’s facilitators have specialist dementia knowledge, skills and experience. This session is delivered interactively, you will be encouraged to share your experiences alongside other participants giving you an opportunity to develop new support networks.

Suitable for: People recently diagnosed with younger onset dementia and their family carers and family members.

This session can be delivered on behalf of aged care and disability service providers onsite to people living with dementia and their families. If you would like to discuss onsite delivery, please contact the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500. 

This session is not suitable for professional carers or people employed in the health or aged care industries. The resources, content and delivery will not meet the needs of professionals. To explore Dementia Australia’s range of professional development, please visit the Centre for Dementia Learning.